This story has been updated to include a statement from the San Francisco Police Department.
A video that has been circulating online since Sunday night has angered the San Francisco community and many are demanding answers.
Police detained a man in eastern China for using public occupations to name his pet dogs.
Insisting that he was merely poking fun, Ban, 31, named his two pet dogs “Chengguan,” which refers to “city management officials” in China, and “Xieguan,” which translates to “traffic warden.”
Hougang’s Neighborhood Police Center in Singapore asked the public’s help to identify a criminal, but instead, the picture shared online triggered a battle of hilarious neck puns.
According to the post, the man was wanted for Dishonest Misappropriation of Property, a form of theft. He was reported to the police at Hougang Avenue 6 on January 30.